Micro Fiction: Be Better by Sara Codair

Note: This piece was originally written for Cracked Flash’s weekly writing contest. It didn’t win, but I still thought it was worth sharing since it is one of the first pieces I’ve written using gender neutral pronouns. I’ve been researching them for a while and often feel that if they were more known, I wouldContinue reading “Micro Fiction: Be Better by Sara Codair”

Flash Fiction: George and the Fatal Mistake

Earlier in the week, I blogged about a rejection I received for this story. No matter what I tell myself, at the end of the day, it really is fan fiction, and I need to stop sending it to places that don’t publish fan fiction. It belongs here, on my blog, where any one canContinue reading “Flash Fiction: George and the Fatal Mistake”

Micro Fiction: Bullet Hole in a Yellow Window

Bullet Hole in a Yellow Window By Sara Codair Congealed sugar crystals. Bubbles captured in amber. Spider webs waiting to trap unsuspecting flies. A perfectly round path to another world where your blood isn’t splattered all over the sofa, sinking into the deepest part of the cushion staining pure white stuffing red. In that otherContinue reading “Micro Fiction: Bullet Hole in a Yellow Window”

An Image can go a Long Way

The first week of national novel writing month has passed, and so has a shocking election. While I try to cope with the results and their implications, my writing is keeping me from going insane. Taking a little time away from the actually writing to create a cover  image for my NaNoWriMo2016 novel, Like Birds UnderContinue reading “An Image can go a Long Way”

Publication and Politics

For the past few years, I had been living under a metaphorical rock. Things like the news, current, events, and politics gave me panic attacks. Last year, I had a wake up call and realized that ignoring  the news wasn’t making it any less scary. I used to show my students a documentary called “TheContinue reading “Publication and Politics”

You Can’t Bribe The Dead — Magical Realism

I just had another story go live! What happens when some one is being haunted by two ghosts, one of which was a computer genius in life? Read my story to find out! Thanks! Sara   Corruption was a drug and Mario was hooked. He bought the building inspector whisky to ensure his permit wasContinue reading “You Can’t Bribe The Dead — Magical Realism”

Micro Essay: Seasons

Seasons By Sara Codair The sky blooms with streaks of pink and purple, possibilities of endless nights sitting on the porch serenaded by peepers and crickets. The sky ignites my dreams of rowing and swimming under the blazing the sun. The sky promises romance and inspiration; ice cream and love. I hold his hand onContinue reading “Micro Essay: Seasons”

Micro Fiction: Garden Wars

This piece of micro fiction has been hiding in various files on my hard drive, but I have finally wrangled it onto the internet were it can be seen by more than just lonly gigabytes. Garden Wars By  Sara Codair The garden is city for faeries so small they’re invisible to the naked eye. Scientist wouldContinue reading “Micro Fiction: Garden Wars”